Category: Microsoft

Mozilla, Microsoft Not Happy With CISPA

By | May 2, 2012 | 4 Comments

Mozilla, Microsoft Not Happy With CISPA

As “shocking” as it might sound, it looks like everyone’s hated CISPA is not supported by Microsoft and Mozilla as well.

Citing privacy concerns, both corporations have issued the following statements:
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The HTML5 Version Of Skype Coming

By | April 17, 2012 | 4 Comments

The HTML5 Version Of Skype Coming

Slightly more than 6 months ago, Microsoft has finalized the acquisition of Skype for a total of $8.5 billion. Now, a recent job posting by the software giant has revealed that Microsoft has some big plans for the popular VOIP service or more specifically, the web version of Skype.

According to sources, at least 4 job ads titled “Skype for Browsers” are looking for software engineers with a “real world experience developing HTML5 UI’s including rich interaction based on JavaScript.”
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Clueless Internet Explorer Team Continues A 2 Year Development Cycle

By | April 13, 2012 | 35 Comments

Clueless Internet Explorer Team Continues A 2 Year Development Cycle

It doesn’t exactly help to compete when you release updates only once in two years and according to the recently published roadmap, things aren’t about to change.
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Microsoft Buys Netscape For $1 Billion, Sort Of

By | April 9, 2012 | 6 Comments

Microsoft Buys Netscape For $1 Billion, Sort Of

Remember Netscape, a little web browser that could not and how Microsoft had to pay AOL $750 million for abusing its monopoly power?

Do you remember when Microsoft tried to buy Netscape back in 1994? Turns out, Microsoft has finally realized its dream.
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Google Promotes Google Chrome On Bing

By | March 28, 2012 | 23 Comments

Google Promotes Google Chrome On BingIt’s no secret that Google has been aggressively pushing its Google Chrome web browser across a variety of its services and partner’s web sites.

Now, Neowin reports that the search giant has decided to spice the things up and advertise on Microsoft’s search engine as well.

Once user types phrases to download different web browsers, such as, “get firefox”, the following ad will appear:
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A New Approach To Internet Explorer’s Marketing

By | March 16, 2012 | 21 Comments

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A New Approach To Internet Explorer Marketing
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Opera Mobile And Opera Mini For Windows Phone 7

By | February 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Opera Mobile And Opera Mini For Windows Phone 7

Even though Opera Software has not released the official version of Opera Mobile or Opera Mini for the Windows Phone, it did not stop XDA developers from publishing one of their own.

How does it work?
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Internet Explorer 10 Will Support SkyDrive

By | February 27, 2012 | 5 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 Will Support SkyDriveIf our anonymous tipster is correct, then it looks like Internet Explorer 10 will include the integration of Microsoft’s SkyDrive.

Thanks to the cloud, Windows 8 PC, Windows 8 Tablet and Windows Phone 8 (Apollo) users will be able to enjoy the seamless Internet experience as their data, including bookmarks, passwords, history and Speed Dial, will be synchronized across all the platforms.

With already tight SkyDrive integration in the Windows 8, we are eager to find out what’s next in store for Microsoft.

Microsoft: Google Bypasses Internet Explorer’s Security As Well

By | February 21, 2012 | 11 Comments

Microsoft: Google Bypasses Internet Explorer's Security As WellEverybody panic!

Just few days ago, Google has been accused of using a loophole in Apple’s Safari web browser, which allowed the search giant to track users by storing unwanted cookies.

Well, today Microsoft has published a report, stating that Google bypassed Internet Explorer’s privacy settings as well.
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Windows Phone 8 (Apollo): Internet Explorer 10 Plausible Features

By | February 13, 2012 | 4 Comments

Windows Phone 8 (Apollo): Internet Explorer 10 Plausible Features

Speculation at its finest.

There is one thing that Microsoft has proven to be the case with the Windows Phone OS and that is: listening to user’s feedback.

Although only a minority of the upcoming Internet Explorer 10 features have been leaked to the web, Microsoft’s created feature suggestion site for WP might shed some light on what’s to come.

Below we have listed of 10 most popular requests in the “Web Browsing” category.
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